10 States with the Highest Health Insurance Cost In 2016

10 States with the Highest Health Insurance Cost In 2016

How much is the average health insurance cost in your state?

If you’re planning to move to a new state this year, health insurance cost should be among the top items on your checklists. You wouldn’t want to end up paying more for what you could possibly pay lesser for.

Thankfully, you wouldn’t have to go through that!

GoBankingRates did a study of popular health plans provided on Affordable Care Act exchanges in each state and the District of Columbia to find out what residents of each state are paying for health insurance. The findings indicated the lowest-cost silver plan for monthly premium and the average deductible for each of the 50 states and District of Columbia.

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States with the highest health insurance costs, according to GoBankingRates

Find out if your state is on the top 10 list!

States with the highest health insurance cost

  1. Colorado

Lowest-cost silver plan – $266 monthly premium

Average deductible – $2,750

  1. Wyoming

Lowest-cost silver plan – $315 monthly premium

Average deductible – $3000

  1. Delaware

Lowest-cost silver plan- $320 monthly premium

Average deductible – $3400

  1. Indiana

Lowest-cost silver plan – $286 monthly premium

Average deductible – $5000

  1. Oklahoma

Lowest-cost silver plan – $283 monthly premium

Average deductible – $4000

  1. Mississippi

Lowest-cost silver plan- $278 monthly premium

Average deductible – $6500

  1. New Jersey

Lowest-cost silver plan- $317 monthly premium

Average deductible – $2500

  1. Alabama

Lowest-cost silver plan – $288 monthly premium

Average deductible – $5000

  1. South Carolina

Average deductible – $6850

  1. New York

Highest monthly premium- $366 monthly premium

Average deductible – $3000

Health Insurance Costs Ranking For All 50 States And D.C.

See the full ranking of the 50 states and the D.C. from best to worst, based on their health insurance costs for the silver plan with the lowest monthly premium in each state.

1 New Mexico 18 Minnesota 35 Nebraska
2 Utah 19 Virginia 36 North Carolina
3 California 20 Iowa 37 Georgia
4 Texas 21 Nevada 38 Florida
5 Pennsylvania 22 New Hampshire 39 Alaska
6 Michigan 23 Maine 40 Tennessee
7 District of Columbia 24 Kentucky 41 Missouri
8 Hawaii 25 North Dakota 42 Colorado
9 Oregon 26 West Virginia 43 Wyoming
10 Idaho 27 Washington 44 Delaware
11 Wisconsin 28 Ohio 45 Indiana
12 Connecticut 29 Montana 46 Oklahoma
13 Arizona 30 Maryland 47 Mississippi
14 Louisiana 31 Arkansas 48 New Jersey
15 Illinois 32 South Dakota 49 Alabama
16 Kansas 33 Rhode Island 50 South Carolina
17 Massachusetts 34 Vermont 51 New York

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